Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
“FWO rescues 50 tourists trapped on Barwai-Batakundi Road”: ISPR
Around 50 tourists trapped on the Barwai-Batakundi road and in Naran have been rescued by personnel of the Frontier Works Organization (FWO). According to Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR), the FWO has resuced 50 tourists trapped inBarwai-Batakundi   and FWO personnel have also cleared route from Bhatta Kunddi to... Read more
Muharram security: Hungry cops provided neither food nor transport
 A tussle between the local police authorities and the administration of the Sihala Police College left hundreds of police personnel called in for Muharram security duty thirsty, hungry and also without any transport. As many as 1,040 police personnel were sent to Rawalpindi, in addition to 200 officials to... Read more
“Saudi Arabian wealth may run out in 5 years”:  IMF
“Saudi Arabia may run out of financial assets in (an estimated)  five years’ time if current spending policies are maintained”, the International Monetary Fund has warned. The slump in oil prices has led to Saudi Arabia’s fiscal health coming under pressure, the IMF said. The kingdom will post a... Read more
Trailer’s out: Song of Lahore documents the marvellous journey of Sachal Studios
The melodious trailer of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Andy Sohocken’s documentary  the “Song of Lahore” has finally being released. Encompassing the rich music tradition of Lahore, the film set to release on November 13, projects the journey of the acclaimed Sachal Studios as they travelled from Lahore to the rest... Read more
Former chief of india’s Naval forces asks Modi to ‘stem the rot’ of communal hate
Former Indian navy chief Admiral Laxminarayan Ramdas has written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to ‘stem the rot’ of communal hatred and attacks on minorities and Dalits under the rule of the right wing  BJP-led government. “Today, as a veteran in my eighties, I... Read more
“Mobile phones reason behind toddler rapes”: Senior Indian minister
Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan insisted on Saturday that mobile phones were to be blamed for incidents like the rape of a two-year-old baby girl. “We need to realise to the truth behind the rape of a two-and-a-half-year old. The truth is the mobile phone and the things we... Read more
Younis hits a sparkling ton as Pakistan build big lead against England
Younis Khan completed his 31st hundred as Pakistan forged a formidable lead on the fourth day of the second Test against England on Sunday. The century now catapults Younis Khan to 10th position on the list of Test batsmen with the highest number of 100s – the only Pakistani... Read more
Numl university offers degree courses sans professors
The National University of Modern Languages (Numl) offers a number of courses from bachelor to the PhD level, unfortunately, it only has two professors and most of its departments are headed by army officials or retired employees. The Higher Education Commission (HEC)’s guidelines state that there should be at... Read more
‘Shiv Sena extremists’ disrupt Pakistani play in India
A group of 10 men claiming to be members of the Hindu extremist outfit Shiv Sena stormed a Gurgaon theatre and disrupted a play featuring Pakistani performers, as par Indian media reports. The ‘Shiv Seniks’ allegedly marched on stage and threw away a Pakistani flag that was being used a... Read more
11 injured in critical condition from  Jacobabad blast transferred to Karachi
Eleven of the critically injured people in Friday’s suicide blast in Jacobabad were brought to Karachi for medical treatment at the Agha Khan University Hospital (AKUH) late Saturday night. Twenty-four people had been killed while at least 40 others sustained wounds during the blast in the middle of a... Read more
Indian girl Geeta to finaly fly to New Delhi tomorrow
Accidentally stranded in Pakistan for around  13 years, the young deaf-mute woman shows off a single treasured photograph of the people she believes are her long-lost family in India and who she will soon travel to meet. Known only as Geeta, she has been stuck in Pakistan ever since... Read more
6 injured in cross-border firing in Shakargarh sector claim Punjab Rangers
At least 6 people were reported injured during an exchange of heavy fire between Punjab Rangers and Indian Border Forces across the Working Boundary in Shakargarh sector earlier today. Punjab Rangers sources say cross-border firing has occurred intermittently throughout the night in the Kothaychak, Booraychak and Makwaal areas. Two... Read more
Hashmi’s meetings with Punjab governor leads to unanswered questions
Former PTI (and also ex-PML N) leader Makhdoom Javed Hashmi called on Governor Rafique Rajwana in Lahore  on Thursday and discussed the current political scenario as well as the development works going on in Multan. It was the third meeting between the two leaders from Multan within a short... Read more
Snowfall on Gilgit, Chitral mountains: Punjab, KP receive rain
The weather turned pleasant this weekend as Islamabad, Lahore, Multan and several other cities of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces received rainfall the previous night. Meanwhile, the mountainous areas of Gilgit and Chitral received snowfall, sending mercury to a dip. Different parts of Lahore and surrounding areas received light... Read more